Vanderbilt Hall, a luxury hotel in Newport, Rhode Island is now the Vanderbilt Residence Club.
The renovated hotel now has 33 oversized suites. Each suite has 14-foot ceilings and antiques paired with modern furniture. Each suite also has a media center with two plasma screens and an optional iPod docking station. Guest have access to shared amenities including a private club room, screening room, wine room, dining courtyard, robe lounge and a pillow library. A full-service spa will open in October.
The new Vanderbilt has an ever-so-slight eco-friendly bent with carpeting made from recyclable materials, cork floors and occupancy sensors in the suites for energy conservation. Special introductory 21-day memberships begin at $75,000 plus annual dues. Individual stays are available starting at $295 per night.